Gynecomastia is an enlargement of the male breast gland tissue and it can happen to men during puberty or from middle-age to old age.
It is becoming pretty common among men and it is more common during puberty because of the normal developmental changes. Normal shirts for those with Gynecomastia can be very uncomfortable and compression shirts are needed, that compress the size. These shirts also give the male body a better shape but they need to be perfectly sized and be of a good quality to work properly.
They are not a treatment option for Gynecomastia but they work to hide this condition.
It is important to find a good quality shirt that meets all your needs and to make the selection process easier; following is a list of the 10 best compression shirts for Gynecomastia.
1. Esteem Apparel Men’s Compression Shirt for Gynecomastia
The design of this compression shirt by Esteem is especially designed to deal with man boobs or gynecomastia. The low arching neckline provides mild compression and support to raise the skin which promotes a slimmer appearance. This is meant to be worn as an undershirt to help give you that more athletic look.
This shirt comes in 3 different sizes and two colors, white and black and provides a mild compression slimming effect on the chest and body.
This provides a thinner and slimmer appearance. The shirt contains a mesh material on the shoulder and is made of good quality spandex and nylon blend which is lightweight and it can be used for athletic purposes as well.
- Lightweight and lets your skin breathe and provides a soft comfortable feeling for the skin
- Three sizes allow for a good fit
- Can be easily worn under all types of shirts
- Easy to remove because of the mesh shoulders
- Color options mean that you can wear it under dark or light shirts both
- Very firm and does not loose elasticity
- Provides back support
- Only has 3 sizes and not a huge range
- Price is a little high
- It is an exact length and cannot be tucked into your pants
2. Shaxea Bodywear Men’s Slimming Shapewear
This shapewear by Shaxea is the ideal piece of apparel to make your body look slimmer and give you a better, toned shape.
It consists of a mixture of 90% nylon and 10% spandex for a comfortable feeling. There are several layers on the inside and has panels sewn in on the outside, which make it firm and strong. In addition, the shirt has elasticity and has a soft breathable material. This shirt has 5 different sizes and 2 different colors, black and white.
- Firm and provides a good compression effect
- It has a sturdy material because of the inside layers and outside seams so it does not pull apart easily and it will not lose its elasticity
- Nylon makes it very soft on the skin and comfortable to wear
- Material is very light which provides ease in movement and it does not trap heat
- The colors allow it to be worn under both dark and light-colored shirts
- Can be washed by a machine
- Has a reasonable price range
- has a huge range of sizes which makes it easier to find one that fits perfectly
- Material can be a little itchy
- Sizes are not standard and you have to buy a few sizes small
- Has a very exact size and cannot be tucked into your pants and might ride up a little
3. Underworks Men’s Compression Body Girdle Gynecomastia Shirt
If you’re looking for something with a lot of stretch and give, this compression shirt by Underworks will do the job.
The material blend is made up of nylon and spandex fibers which promotes comfortable, long-term wear. It features an internal lining that is soft and provides firm compression. It has seams that end at the back so they are not visible on the sides. This shirt comes in 7 different sizes and two different colors, black and white.
- Provides a huge range of sizes, allowing you to find a perfect fit
- Not visible under your shirts as the seams extend to the back
- Nylon makes the material very safe and comfortable to wear
- Has a durable material that is not easily damaged
- Lightweight material
- It has straps that do not cut against the underarms like they do in most compression shirts
- 2 front layers that provides perfect compression
- High price and is expensive
- Not very durable and might rip if put under pressure
- Traps heat and can be uncomfortable in the summers
- Can be a little bulky to wear
- Does not effectively pull in all fat for everyone as it is not very sturdy
4. GKVK Men’s Slimming Body Shaper Shirt
GKVK is known for making quality compression shirts that are both effective and comfortable.
This particular piece of apparel has fat burning qualities and gives you a slimmer look. It is made of nylon and spandex and uses high quality materials. The shirt is on the tighter side and needs to be broken into. The shirt can be worn by pulling up from the bottom and not slipped on from the top. This shirt comes in 5 different sizes and 5 different colors, black, blue, grey, maroon and white.
- Soft nylon material that makes it comfortable to wear
- Does not stop blood circulation as most compression shirts do
- Can be used by both men and women
- Breathable, lightweight material
- Provides back support
- It has a huge variety of colors so it can be matched to color of the shirt you are wearing so it is not visible underneath it
- Huge range of sizes so you can find one that fits you perfectly
- Easily affordable
- Stretches with your body because of its elasticity
- It is very difficult to put on and it can only be pulled up
- It has to be broken into so for the first week of use it is very uncomfortable
- As the material is very firm and rough, it can cause some rashes as well
- It holds up the fat near your armpits which can be very uncomfortable
- The outline of the seams is sometimes apparent from under a shirt
5. Mava Sports Men’s Compression Workout Baselayer Shapewear
The Mava compression shirt not only has the look and feel of a compression shirt, but also the effectiveness for gynecomastia symptoms/
It has the look of a gym shirt and can be worn as outer workout wear or as a base shirt/vest. The fabric content is made up of 80% nylon and 20% spandex, and has a compression level of 18-25 mmHG. This graduated compression levels is perfect for most people in dealing with symptoms of swelling and pain. It helps in stabilizing the muscle and prevents any muscle trauma. It has UVA/UVB and anti-bacterial protection. There are also a variety option with 5 different sizes but only one color, black with silver and black with gold.
- Protects against muscle trauma and it stabilizes muscles
- Improves blood circulation which improves recovery after a workout
- Provides protection against bacteria and is good for outdoor workouts
- Material is very light and breathable, it deflects sweat and dries up very fast which makes for a comfortable workout
- Suitable for most weathers
- Material is flexible and has a good elasticity
- Variety of sizes to suit your needs
- On the higher end in terms of pricing
- It only has one color, black, which means that it cannot be worn under all shirts as it may be visible under light colored shirts that have a soft material
- The sizes are not very exact and finding the perfect one for you can be very difficult
6. Mava Compression Long Sleeve Baselayer T Shirt
If you’re not a fan of the short sleeve variant of the Mava shirt, they also offer a long sleeve option. This promotes full coverage of the body to help improve the slimming feature which leaves less skin exposed.
It has the look of sportswear and be worn separately as a gym shirt as well and an undershirt. It also reduces fatigue and prevents muscle trauma. It is perfect for all sorts of workouts and its outer appearance does not make it apparent that it is a compression shirt. In addition, this shirt comes in various sizes and colors: 5 different sizes and only has one color, black and gold and black and silver.
- Wide variety of sizing
- Improves blood circulation and stabilizes muscles
- Soft material that provides comfort for long term wear
- It has UVA/UVB and anti-bacterial protection which makes it suitable for outdoor activities
- Breathable design and the material is light and airy
- Deflects the sweat and dries up very quickly and makes your workout more comfortable
- Stretches with your movements and has elasticity
- Has more of a compression affect than most compression shirts
- Can be worn as a shirt as well as an under shirt
- On the pricier side of the spectrum
- Only has one color, black, which would make it visible under light colored shirts that have a light material
7. Underworks Men’s Microfiber Performance Compression Tank
Another option if you want more breathability is this Underwork’s performance tank. It’s the perfect piece of training apparel to take with to the gym or if you’re lounging around and relaxing.
The makeup of material consists of microfiber, nylon and a spandex blend. It slims down your body and provides a huge list of options to choose from. The Underworks compression tank comes in 6 different sizes and five different colors, army green, dark grey, black, khaki and white.
- Huge range of sizes which makes it easier to find the right size for you
- Variety of colors so it can be worn under various colored shirts and it will not be visible under them
- Very smooth and soft material that is not visible under clothing and is very comfortable to wear
- Prevents strains on your muscles
- Does not restrict blood flow
- Flexible and has elasticity
- Gentle level of compression and is mostly made to be a workout shirt
- Elasticity wears off after some time
- Sizes are not very accurate and those with gynecomastia have to get a shirt at least 2 sizes smaller than what they usually get
8. GC2 Gynecomastia Compression Shirt Undershirt
This is one of the more basic designs and gynecomastia compression shirts on the list but don’t let that fool you. The shirt features gentle to mild levels of compression to provide a slimmer appearance while dealing with minor symptoms of swelling and pain.
This shirt is only available in one color, white and 3 sizes. It is shaped like a vest and can only be worn as a vest. It also helps with maintaining posture.
- Long and can be tucked in
- Provides support to muscles and back
- Not visible under shirts
- Only has one color and the white may be visible under other light or dark colors
- Has a small size range and it may be difficult to find one that fits perfectly
- Cannot be worn as an outer shirt
- Loses its elasticity very easily
9. GCVK Men’s Slimming Body Shaper Tank Top & Zipper Vest
Going from our the basic design of our previous choice is this very unique body shaper tank top by GCVK. It features a zipper vest right down the middle with some mesh and see through material. The zipper makes it easier to get in and out of the shirt. In addition, the design allows more breathability and comfort for long term wear.
This shirt come in 5 different sizes and has 3 different color options, beige, black and white. It is especially designed for Gynecomastia. It is made of nylon and spandex and it also has a slimming effect.
- Low price and is very affordable
- Has a huge range of sizes which makes it easy to find one that fits perfectly
- Has 3 different colors which means that you can wear it under different shirts and it will not be visible
- It has elasticity and it very flexible
- The nylon fabric makes it soft and comfortable
- Tightens around the chest and the rest of your body remains comfortable
- The material is breathable and stretches with your every movement
- It has to be broken in and will not be comfortable during the first week of wearing it
- The elasticity loosens over time
- It holds up the fat to the arm pits which can make it very uncomfortable to wear.
10. LISH Men’s Slimming Light Compression Crew Neck Shirt
Last but not least is this crew neck compression shirt by LISH. It’s simple, it’s basic. But don’t let that discount it for being one of the best compression shirts to help deal with man boobs and gynecomastia symptoms. I like it for it’s simplicity and is great to wear to the gym or wear at home.
- Affordable pricing, let’ you buy in bulk
- Not visible under shirts
- Soft and breathable material
- Machine washable on a light utmble
- It only has two color options and may be visible under other light colors
- The sizes aren’t completely accurate and you might have to buy a size smaller than usual